Current Projects

Use the sidebar or the links below to learn about some of FoodARC’s current projects.

Dismantling stigma: Exploring experiences of and views on food insecurity, social exclusion, and shame among women through participatory action research

This project will focus on creating more compassionate social environments for women experiencing food insecurity as a means to contribute to social and systems change to address food insecurity.

Building Capacity for Reconciliation: Transforming Teaching and Learning through Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing)

FoodARC will be hosting the 2018 President’s Visiting Lecture Series on Teaching and Learning on Building Capacity for Reconciliation: Transforming Teaching and Learning through Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing) in partnership with the Atlantic Indigenous Mentorship Network (Atlantic-IMN).

Cultivating Change: Putting Food First in Nova Scotia

Cultivating Change: Putting Food First in Nova Scotia was an exploratory project that focused on facilitating and strengthening cross-departmental collaborations, to create sustained action and lasting change on food insecurity in Nova Scotia.

Cultural Food Security: Building Connections and Capabilities for New Immigrants in Nova Scotia

This project explores how to foster cultural food security for new immigrants and refugees in NS by examining factors that contribute to their food insecurity, as well as the relevance of community-driven local initiatives and programs as potential opportunities to contribute to cultural food security.